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21st Annual LaFayette Day for Valley Haven will be April 14th

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There are many traditions in our area, but none as well known and well publicized as Hike/Bike/Run. The tradition, which began 42 years ago was extended into LaFayette twenty-one years ago. This part of Hike/Bike/Run is called LaFayette Day for Valley Haven and Hike/Bike/Run. “On Saturday, April 14th, hundreds of people will be in LaFayette […]

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Stewart sought for string of burglaries

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Authorities in neighboring Lee County have secured arrest warrants for a 44-year-old Phenix City man in connection to several burglaries and thefts that occurred in the Old West Point Road area of Lee County. That road is located near the Lee-Chambers County line close to Lake Harding. Lee County investigators have […]

Crowds clamor on LaFayette’s big day

Solar plant ready to go online

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Despite the cold, dignitaries from Chambers County, the City of LaFayette, Walmart, Alabama Power, Clenera, Centaurus, Swinerton, and the State of Alabama were on hand to celebrate the opening of the largest solar generation facility in Alabama. Construction of the solar facility has been taking place the last year in LaFayette.

Ivey honored for assisting fellow officer

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By Alton Mitchell Correspondent Sheriff Sid Lockhart and Major Thomas Sims were on hand at the Chambers County Courthouse on Monday evening to recognize the accomplishments and heroic efforts of a Chambers County correctional officer. Officer Thomas Ivey has worked as a correctional officer at the Chambers County Detention Facility in LaFayette. Ivey was first […]

Lanett state champions for 3rd consecutive year

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By Pamela Holloway Correspondent Once, Twice, Three times a Champion is what the Lanett Panthers became last Friday morning after winning the Alabama Class 2A State Basketball Championship for the third consecutive time. It’s hard enough for a team to win one State Championship, but to win three State  Championships in a row is almost […]

Sledge’s wife charged in Arson case

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The Chambers County Sheriff’s Office arrested 62-year-old Dorothy Sledge on Tuesday, Feb. 20th. She is charged with Arson, 2nd degree after a fire at her Valley home back in October of 2017.   Her arrest stems from a grand jury indictment. The Alabama Attorney General’s Office confirms to News 3, Dorothy Sledge is the wife […]